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MontrealBMW's Remote Control Parking System
Are parking spots too narrow? Or are modern vehicles simply too large? BMW’s answer to both these questions is: indeed. The German manufacturer was in Montreal in mid-January to premiere the new and fairly large 6 Series Gran Turismo hatchback. It also unveiled a smart key which partly solves that …
MontrealDiscover the 2018 Montreal Auto Show’s Techno Zone With Denis Talbot!
We explore the automotive industry’s new technologies with Quebec’s seasoned tech expert Denis Talbot! In this ZOOM video, we observe the Toyota Kikai concept car, the BMW 640i xDrive Gran Turismo with its automatic park assist system as well as virtual driving simulators from Ford place you behind the wheel …
MontrealWelcome to the 75th Edition of the Montreal Auto Show!
This year, The Montreal Auto Show celebrates his 75th edition. Room 510 is dedicated to the history of the show, where you can see projections of the event since its very beginnings. Room 510 is located at the level 5 of the Montreal Auto Show. In this ZOOM video, François …
MontrealA Family Day Out at the Montreal Auto Show
Need a new vehicle for the family? Take a seat at the Montreal Auto Show! In this ZOOM video, Viviane Tchongo and Georges Tenkue Kuepo introduce us to the amenities and attractions for families at the Montreal Auto Show. They also explore different vehicles that will please parents and children …
MontrealCanadian Premiere: 2018 Hyundai Kona is an SUV we were Waiting For
Present and accounted for in most segments, Hyundai did not yet have a representative in the extremely popular subcompact SUV category. The Kona changes all that. Smaller than the Tucson and built on a brand-new platform, the Kona’s contours are free-spirited and fun. It features a sound system with a …
MontrealFord GT is a Beast on Stage and on the Track
In the 1960s, Ford came out with the outstanding GT40 in the hopes of beating Ferrari on its home turf at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It worked and the GT40 became an icon. Ford revived the GT in 2006, keeping it true to the original, but 10 years …
MontrealCanadian Premiere: 2019 Porsche Cayenne Redefines Sport in SUV
The 2019 Porsche Cayenne is making its Canadian premiere in Montreal. The third generation of this midsize SUV is keeping the same overall lines as its predecessor. There are three available engines, at least for the first few months on the market. First, there’s a 340-horsepower, turbocharged 3.0L V6. The …
MontrealCanadian Premiere: 2019 Lincoln MKC is Putting the Brand on the Page
Lincoln’s small luxury SUV, the MKC, has been transformed for 2019! Although the changes aren’t drastic, they make all the difference. The front grille now features the same design as those seen on the Continental and MKZ sedans. New materials and colour schemes have been introduced to the cabin. There …
MontrealCadillac Escala Concept Sits on Top of the Automotive Design Ladder
The Cadillac Escala Concept is showing off the noble American brand’s latest design direction. According to the press release, this concept “builds Cadillac’s aspirational character, signaling the brand’s return to the pinnacle of premium.” The Escala, which means ladder in Spanish, is a full-size car whose body is 5334 mm …
MontrealCanadian Premiere: 2019 Volvo XC40 Set to Make its Mark
After a long time on life support, Swedish brand Volvo, now owned by China’s Geely, is bouncing back and then some. New releases are appearing at a dizzying pace and the Montreal Auto Show will host the Canadian premiere of its compact SUV, the XC40. For now, there’s just one …
MontrealCanadian Premiere: 2019 Subaru Ascent Tailor-made for North America
The Japanese brand Subaru is better known for its all-wheel drive system than for the size of its vehicles.This is likely to change with its new SUV, the 2019 Ascent, which will compete against the likes of the Chevrolet Traverse, Honda Pilot and Volkswagen Atlas. Depending on the version, the …
MontrealCanadian Premiere: 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom is the Paragon of Exclusivity
Without a doubt the world’s best-known car, the Rolls-Royce Phantom is making its Canadian debut in Montreal. Ever the aristocrat, its lines have been updated while remaining true to those of the previous generation. The chassis for this icon of luxury and ostentation was developed exclusively for Rolls-Royce and its …
MontrealCanadian Premiere: 2018 Nissan LEAF Gets Avant-garde Technology
The pioneer of contemporary all-electric cars, the Nissan LEAF, is beginning its second life this year. Even though it uses the previous generation’s wheelbase, it is nonetheless a smidge longer, wider and taller. The most significant changes, however, are under the body. The electric motor is more powerful than before …
MontrealCanadian Premiere: 2018 Hyundai Accent 5-Door is a Go for Canada
The Hyundai Accent 5-Door is exclusive to the Canadian market. Sorry, U.S.A., this car won’t be available south of the border. Truth be told, hatchbacks have never been popular there anyway. Frankly, it’s their loss! They’re missing out on a very versatile car. Nearly eight inches shorter than the Accent …
MontrealCanadian Premiere: Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus Adds on More Power
The ever-impressive Audi R8 is available in coupe and roadster (aka Spyder) configurations.This sports car has a naturally aspirated V10—meaning no turbo or supercharger. In the “base” version, it delivers 540 horsepower and 398 lb.-ft. of torque. If that’s not enough for you, there’s another version of this engine, simply …

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